Chemotherapy in recurrent brain tumors Nuks yapmis beyin tumorlerinde kemoterapi sonuclarinin degerlendirilmesi

Yucel I., Kandemir T.

Ondokuz Mayis Universitesi Tip Dergisi, vol.13, no.3, pp.197-201, 1996 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Journal Name: Ondokuz Mayis Universitesi Tip Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.197-201
  • Keywords: brain tumor, chemotherapy, nitrosurea
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


Six patients were admitted to medical oncology department of the Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School with recurrent primary brain tumors and, received a chemotherapy protocol consisting of procarbazine, vincristine and lomustine (or carmustine). All patients were previously treated by surgery and radiotherapy, and their ECOG performances were 0-1. Six to thirteen cycles of chemotherapy was given. Response was evaluated according to computed tomography and clinical findings. Complete response was obtained in three patients, in the remaining three; response to chemotherapy was partial.